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FZNT23 KWNM 230836
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
436 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW
TODAY...MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS FRI. A
WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS LATE FRI AND FRI
NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI
NIGHT AND SAT...THEN STALL JUST S OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT INTO SUN
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL LIFT N OVER THE WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT AS
A WARM FRONT. LOW PRES WILL FORM ALONG THE FRONT MON AND MON
NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD SE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT
THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA MON.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.


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